Wikimedia Commons is allowing h.264 uploads with bogus file extension
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Sorry, I don't know exactly where the issue lies; feel free to refile. However, as noted at, there are several mp4 files claiming to be .ogg is very recent (April 7, 2013), and uploaded through UploadWizard (but not sure if the issue is specific to that).

Commons shows it as "MP4 audio/video file, AAC/h.264" and downloading confirms that. It is not an ogg in any way (not even mp4 in ogg).

mp4 is not an allowed file type on Commons (

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

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Mattflaschen created this task.Via LegacyApr 26 2013, 7:52 AM
Aklapper added a comment.Via ConduitApr 26 2013, 9:42 AM

Dup of bug 39012?

McZusatz added a comment.Via ConduitApr 26 2013, 9:32 PM

I think so.

Mattflaschen added a comment.Via ConduitApr 26 2013, 9:39 PM

Yep, didn't see that when searching.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 39012 ***
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